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Ventral Body Cavity
located near anterior surface of the body. It's 2 subdivisions are the thoracic cavity and the abdominopelvic cavity.
Oblique Planes
pass through the body at an angle
Frontal/Coronal Plane
passes vertically through body or argans and produces anterior and posterior sections
Transverse Planes
passes HORIZONTALLY through the body and produces superior and inferior sections
Midsaggital Plane
passes vertically through the midlines and divides the body into equal right and left halves
Parasaggital Planes
plane divides the body into UNEQUAL right and left portions
Saggital Planes
pass VERTICALLY through the body or organs and divide them into left and right sections
ANTERIOR
closer to front of body
POSTERIOR
closer to back of body
SUPERIOR
above
INFERIOR
below
INTERMEDIATE
between 2 structures
IPSILATERAL
vs.
CONTRALATERAL
on same side of body

on opposing sides of body
PROXIMAL
vs.
DISTAL
nearer to point of attachment of limb to trunk
vs.
farther from point of attachment of limb to trunk
SUPERFICIAL
vs.
DEEP
closer to surface of body
vs.
farther from surface of body